Amulet of Isis, Nephthys and Harpokrates

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 2.8 x 1.6 cm (1 1/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1866

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; very pale green; surface dull; slight glaze on figures; back flat and plain; ring at top. Plaque of three standing deities.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way